Case Studies

Leeds Minster




Simmonsherriff LLP

Contract Duration:

20 weeks



Date of Completion:

July 2021

Leeds Minster, or the Minster and Parish Church of Saint Peter-at-Leeds (formerly Leeds Parish Church),  is a large Church of England foundation of major architectural and liturgical significance. A church is recorded on the site as early as the 7th century, although the present structure is a Gothic Revival one, dating from the mid-19th century. It is dedicated to Saint Peter and was the Parish Church of Leeds before becoming a Minster in 2012. It has been designated a Grade I listed building by English Heritage. This project required removal of Asphalt roofing and replacing with Terne Coat Stainless Steel to various roofs of the building. Removal and replacement of slates to the Wesley Room elevations and a complete overhaul of the existing gutters.  Extensive carpentry was required to create a suitable substrate for the TCSS roof covering, slate repairs and replacement. A whole replacement of skylights was then completed to finish this contract. Working over the winter season towards the North of England meant we were faced with some harsh temperatures and numerous occasions of snow to work around.